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Senior Katie O'Donnell and junior Madison Carter each secured hat-tricks in Penn State's first victory of the season
Penn State outscored Towson, 7-3 in the second half, but a late rally came up just short as the Nittany Lions drop their first season opener in the last seven years.
Penn State returns 73 percent of its goal scoring from a team which set the all-time single-season program record for goals scored with 303 last season
Six student-athletes land on IWLCA Division I Academic Honor Roll
School Record 145 Academic All-Big Ten Honorees among Spring/At-Large Sports
AS A SENIOR IN 2017
Appeared in 14 games with one start in 2017 … registered eight goals and one assist for nine points … scored a goal in a victory over Albany (Feb. 4) … registered a goal in a victory against Lehigh (Feb. 18) … registered a career-high three points and two goals in a win against Rutgers (Mar. 18) … scored once in a victory at Princeton (Mar. 21) … tied her career-high with two goals against Drexel (Mar. 29) … scored once in the Big Ten Tournament semifinals against Northwestern (May 5).
AS A JUNIOR IN 2016
Did not make an appearance … named a Big Ten Distinguished Scholar and to the Academic All-Big Ten Team.
AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2015
Did not make an appearance.
BEFORE PENN STATE
Played freshman season at Delaware, appearing in seven games ... Scored two goals, one at Penn (Feb. 22) and vs. Virginia Tech (March 12) ... Notched two ground balls ... Four-year starting midfielder at St. Paul's School for the Girls .. Tallied 117 career goals and 29 career assists for the Gators ... US Lacrosse All-American ... Baltimore Sun All-Metro First Team selection ... IAAM A Conference All-Star ... Towson Times First Team All-Star and Honorable Mention ... SPSG Athlete of the Year as a senior ... Coaches Award for Outstanding Lacrosse Player ... 2012 Under Armour Underclassmen All-American ... US Lacrosse Women's Schoolgirl Division Baltimore Metro Team 3 ... 2013 US Lacrosse Academic All-American ... Was also a four-year member for both the cross country and swim/dive teams. PERSONAL
Shelby Paige Wells was born April 22, 1995 in Baltimore, Md. to Nancy and David Wells ... Has one younger sister, Haley ... father played collegiate lacrosse at Randolph-Macon ... Majoring in recreation, park and tourism management.